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Covid-19 testing

Pop-up Community Testing Centre

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Free Covid testing continues to be available at most general practices in Canterbury and at two Community Based Assessment Centres (CBACs):

  • Orchard Road CBAC (near Airport), 174 Orchard Road, (Off Harewood Road), Christchurch Open 9am-4pm, 7 days a week until further notice. (Walk-in/no referral required).
  • Whānau Ora Community Clinic CBAC (Wainoni), 250 Pages Road, Wainoni, Christchurch Open 9am-3:30pm, 7 days a week. (Walk-in/no referral required)

It’s important to note that Canterbury remains at Alert Level 1 and both of the cases announced this week work in a Managed Isolation Facility.
Symptoms of Covid-19 include:

  •    A new or worsening cough
  •    Sore throat
  •    Runny nose
  •    Fever
  •    Temporary loss of smell
  •    Difficulty breathing

If you or someone in your whanau have any of these symptoms, please call your own general practice team or Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice - they will explain what to do.

It’s important to continue following the Ministry of Health’s advice:

For more information: call Healthline: 0800 358 5453 (a free, 24/7 service with interpreters available). You can also visit

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This page was last updated at 11:16AM on June 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Canterbury COVID-19 POP-UP Testing Centres.